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Pop Star Sam Decosta Found Dead!
Reports are coming in this morning that pop star Sam Decosta has died. The 27 year old singer’s badly burnt body was discovered at her London flat by emergency services who were called to put out a fire.
As half of The Chevette Washingtons, Sam Decosta first achieved international success with Donna Milberg in 2006 with ‘Trouble in Your Kitchen’. A stream of platinum selling albums and sell-out tours followed, making this Peterborough girl an international superstar. Current album, Woman’s World Part II, has been less successful with the supporting tour receiving bad reviews and many fans saying the new material has been the low point in their career.
The news of Sam’s death comes at the end of a disastrous year for her. A sex tape featuring her was leaked on the internet two months ago, causing outrage the world over and the termination of many sponsorship deals. Strong rumours circulated that Sam’s stay at the Adge Cutler Rehab Clinic in Somerset was not for alcoholism and depression, as claimed, but for drug abuse.
Sam was last seen alive two days ago at a restaurant with boyfriend and musical collaborator Tone Collins, where she attacked a photographer who tried to take her picture.
In a world of corporate manufactured pop music, washed-up singer-songwriter Sam Decosta dies in a house fire. Her death has been faked. She wakes up imprisoned on Site 26 with other dead pop stars.
Only Drag Alba, a drug addicted trend analyst and cool hunter at Sam’s record label is suspicious about her death. As Sam’s album sales continue to climb, Drag becomes embroiled in the conspiracy, and finds himself fighting to separate the truth from the corporate spin.
‘...has the enviable ability to identify a mood.’ – Bristol Review of Books.
In death, all sins are forgiven. Many pop and rock stars have experienced greater fame and accolade dead then they ever did alive. In 2010 I attended talk by James Harkin about his book Cyburbia. Out of that came the idea of a pop group whose music and look are derived from internet forums and online media.
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